The drive for success, the harsh reality of life and the collapse of the American Dream will all be present at Vallejo’s Bay Area Stage (BAS) Theatre beginning this Friday when its production of “Death of a Salesman” opens. Arthur Miller’s 1949 drama centers around the decline of a traveling New York City salesman named […]
Save your money Stack it up And make it reach the sky Rake it in and Bake it up Into a money pie Bend a little Spend a little Not too much Here’s why Money isn’t everything Until you need to buy Jeff Burkhart’s “Rhyme and Reason”
Bus traveling down the road. Filled are the seats with a varied load. Moving home at the evening rush hour. Faces relaxed, happy, or dour. Two women talked of the day. Lost in the words that each would say. Behind them a rider known by one in the past, Parted by space and times growing […]
As I walk by the aisle of death and look at the body parts that are left Chopped, put up for sale. I see the local favorites: cows, chickens, and pigs. I wonder if they cried at their time of death.
Like clockwork, the Black Irish Band is returning to Benicia. The quartet is playing a concert of traditional Irish & Scottish, Italian and American folk music, along with Gold Rush-era songs at the Benicia Historical Museum on Saturday, Feb. 24. The Sonora-based group has been performing for nearly three decades and has been performing […]
A ray of light shone through a tree And spilled its warmth all over me I heard my whispering inner voices Tell me of my long made choices Turned me wrong and turned me right And made me pace the floors at night I am who I became because Of what I chose when I […]
From within a glow, Only we two know. The depth of warmth, Which held hands show. Dancing through life with me, My “Belle of the Ball”, And there to catch me, When, at times, I fall. My everything, So simple, some would say. Truth is truth, Night gives to day. She chose me, And lucky […]
A rainy day will beat a sunny day any day. I’ll tell the sun to go away. Splashing in a puddle, kids play! I like walking in the rain it’s entertaining. Forget the sunshine, I hold an umbrella and enjoy the rain show. The day is mine. Tomorrow, who knows?